Nationwide concern regarding the epidemic of opioid overdose deaths often overlook some of the most vulnerable victims: babies born addicted because of their addicted mothers. What Drugs Cause Addiction In Babies? Opiates are currently the weapon causing babies the most harm. Heroin, morphine, codeine, fentanyl, and prescription opioid painkillers can cause a baby to be born addicted. However, drug substitute …Read More
Medical detoxification (informally detox) is part of the withdrawal process from drug or alcohol abuse. Based on the type of substance addiction, detoxification can take different amounts of time and have varying symptoms.
Once an recovering addict has gone through drug detox and they’ve completed substance abuse treatment, they’re often still in need of much healing. In fact, although a person might have entered recovery there are still parts of his or her personality that warrant exploration. Even when a person is no longer drinking and has gone through drug detox harmful patterns of …Read More
This article is the second in a two part series. In the first article, 6 of 16 character traits were listed for adult children of alcoholism. These are traits experts in the field of drug addiction treatment have identified. Specifically, the traits listed in this article series were written about by Dr. Janet Woititz, author of the book, Adult Children …Read More